The People's Perspective on Medicine
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Ringing In Ears (tinnitus)

White Noise for Tinnitus–More Harm Than Good?

Many people with tinnitus use white noise to mask the unpleasant sounds. A review concludes that this may push the brain toward further disorganization and worsen the cognitive effects of tinnitus.

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Drug Side Effects

If Your Ears Are Ringing (Tinnitus) Could Your Pain Reliever Be at Fault?

Millions of people report that their ears are ringing almost all the time. Tinnitus can be a terrible burden to bear. Many drugs can trigger this condition.

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man with tinnitus plugs his ears with his fingers in frustration
a glass of tonic water with a slice of lemon
hard of hearing man cups his ear to hear better
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